The family Romanov [electronic resource] : murder, rebellion, and the fall of imperial Russia / Candace Fleming
eBook | Schwartz & Wade Books | 2014
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From the acclaimed author of Amelia Lost and The Lincolns comes more nonfiction at its very best'and a perfect resource for meeting Common Core standards. Here is the riveting story of the Russian Revolution as it unfolded. When Russia's last tsar, Nicholas II, inherited the throne in 1894, he was unprepared to do so. With their four daughters (including Anastasia) and only son, a hemophiliac, Nicholas and his reclusive wife, Alexandra, buried their heads in the sand, living a life of opulence as World War I raged outside their door and political unrest grew. Deftly maneuvering between the lives of the Romanovs and the plight of Russia's peasants'and their eventual uprising'Fleming offers up a fascinating portrait, complete with inserts featuring period photographs and compelling primary-source material that brings it all to life. History doesn't get more interesting than the story of the Romanovs.
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7 years and up.
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